Signed by Martin factory foreman, underside of top: “Dec. 8, 1893”, this 0-28 is in wonderful original condition.

  • Instrument is 100% original: finish, bridge, ivory nut, ivory saddle, ivory bridge pins, bar frets
  • Brazilian Rosewood Back and Sides
  • Adirondack Spruce top
  • Shows very little wear
  • Scalloped braces (X-braced)
  • Original maple bridge plate in perfect condition
  • Original French-polish shellac finish throughout
  • 13.5″ wide at lower bout, and 4.25″ deep at the endpin
  • 24.9″ scale length
  • 1-7/8″ wide nut
  • Soft-V neck profile
  • A couple small top cracks, professionally repaired and not an issue. Two finish checks/cracks, that due not go through wood, on back

Plays beautifully, with either silk and steel strings, or the stings I prefer on an instrument like this– Savarez Alliance Composite strings.